Important notes and usage information
death statistics are compiled from information supplied when deaths are certified and registered as part of civil registration, a legal requirement
figures represent the number of deaths registered in the calendar year
figures represent deaths which occurred in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, these include the deaths of individuals whose usual residence was outside of the specific country
United Kingdom deaths include aggregated deaths registered in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Our User guide to mortality statistics provides information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to deaths.